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Shiro Kashiba's Sushi Demo; Cycle Dogs Kickstarter in Home Stretch

Today's dose of vital food news.

Shiro Kashiba
Shiro Kashiba

DOWNTOWN -- Acclaimed Seattle sushi chef Shiro Kashiba (of Shiro's fame) is breaking his recent retirement for a demonstration at Pike Place Market's Atrium Kitchen. The demo will include a tasting of classic sushi dishes and seasonal matsutake mushroom broth along with Japanese green teas from Perennial Tea Room. Kashiba will also sign his memoir, Wit, Wisdom and Recipes from a Sushi Pioneer. The free event takes place November 2 at 11:30 a.m. [EaterWire]

KICKSTARTIN' -- Cycle Dogs, a vegan hotdog bike cart hopeful, is hoping to meet its Kickstater fundraising goal before today's deadline. Eater wrote about the venture, which is aiming for $10,000 before day's end. They're getting close. [Kickstarter]

RAVENNA -- Frank's Oyster House and Champagne Parlor is throwing its second Bubbles & Bivalves event on November 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets include all you can eat raw oysters, of which there will be at least three varieties. There will also be champagne, sparkling wine, cocktails, fried oysters, oyster po-boys, and oyster stew for purchase. [EaterWire]